Memphis Belle WWII plane makes stop in Charleston

JOHNS ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - A famous World War II plane visited Charleston this weekend.

The Memphis Belle (B-17) took people for a ride at the Johns Island Executive Airport Sunday.

The B-17 often called the "Flying Fortress" is the most famous bomber for WWII; it first took to the skies in 1935.

"I really experienced what those men in WWII went through and what they had to put up with, whether or not they were going to come. The noise everything surrounding, it was an experience I will never forget and will never have again," said John Seigniaus.

Those who were lucky enough to get to fly in the B-17 bomber scheduled in advance.

The next stop for the Memphis Belle will be in Savannah, Georgia.

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